The Miami Dolphins have been scraping the barrel for some running back help. They finally dug out a prospect.
A former second-round pick out of Cincinnati in 2012 by the Rams, Pead entered the NFL with explosiveness, good top-end speed, solid vision and agility to make defenders miss. In his four NFL seasons, Pead displayed next to none of those attributes, becoming a major draft bust.
The 5-foot-10 back compiled just 19 carries with the Rams, totaling 78 yards, and spent most of his time on special teams as a kick returner.
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